Map of places to visit in Limousin

You can find details of some of the places we suggest you visit near Limousin below the map...

 
 

Aixe-sur-Vienne:

The quiet town of Aixe-sur-Vienne has few important monuments, but is a pleasure to explore

Aixe-sur-Vienne guide

Argentat:

The highlight of a visit to Argentat is the lovely view across the river from the quais

Argentat guide

Aubusson:

Aubusson is world famous for the rugs that have been produced here during several centuries

Aubusson guide

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne:

The town of Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne you can explore the attractive old town and walk along the Dordogne river

Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne guide

 
 

Bellac:

The small market town of Bellac has some medieval houses of interest, and a picturesque bridge across the river

Bellac guide

Chalus:

Châlus is a small market town with two ruined castles in the Monts du Chalus region of Limousin

Chalus guide

Collonges-la-Rouge:

The village of Collonges-le-Rouge is very distinctive, being built almost entirely from red rock

Collonges-la-Rouge guide

Correze:

Correze is a very small village but the historic quarter certainly merits a visit

Correze guide

Curemonte:

In a lovely hilltop position, Curemonte is less touristic than many of the 'most beautiful villages in France' but certainly should be visited

Curemonte guide

 
 

Donzenac:

Both the medieval centre of Donzenac and the steep wooded slopes that surround the village contribute equally to its charm

Donzenac guide

Gimel-les-Cascades:

Gimel-les-Cascades is a pretty village in Correze best known for its ancient toll bridge and castle and its scenic waterfalls

Gimel-les-Cascades guide

La Souterraine:

La Souterraine is one of those 'hard to find' traditional French towns that are always a pleasure to discover

La Souterraine guide

Lac de Saint-Pardoux:

Lake Vassiviere is a leisure lake and activity centre

Lac de Saint-Pardoux guide

Lake Vassiviere:

The largest lake in Limousin, Lake Vassiviere is a popular leisure lake with numerous activities available

Lake Vassiviere guide

Le Jardin de Liliane:

Le Jardin de Liliane is one of our favourite gardens open to the public in the Limoges area

Le Jardin de Liliane guide

Le-Dorat:

In the small town of Le Dorat you will enjoy exploring the old town and visiting the Collegiale Church of Saint-Pierre

Le-Dorat guide

Les Jardins de Colette:

The Jardins de Colette is a garden which represents the life of Colette in a series of gardens.

Les Jardins de Colette guide

Limoges:

Limoges is not usually featured on a list of 'must be visited places' but actually has an interesting centre, well worth exploring.

Limoges guide

Meymac:

Meymac should be beter known to tourists - the stone buildings in the town centre are both attractive and interesting

Meymac guide

Meyssac:

Meyssac is a village in Correze with an interesting historic centre built in the famous red sandstone of the region

Meyssac guide

Montrol-Senard:

Montrol-Senard is a traditional Limousin village which has been turned into an ecomuseum.

Montrol-Senard guide

Mortemart:

Now listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France', Mortemart is a very pleasant village to pass an hour or two exploring

Mortemart guide

Oradour-sur-Glane:

The village of Oradour-sur-Glane is a memorial town, now maintained in the condition it was left in by the retreating Nazis in 1944. Very moving experience.

Oradour-sur-Glane guide

Pierre-Buffiere:

The small village of Pierre-Buffiere is listed as a "village d'etape" - a village to visit during your journey - and we found it ideal for a picnic!

Pierre-Buffiere guide

Rochechouart:

On the edge of the Perigord-Limousin Regional Natural Park, Rochechouart has a castle and Museum of Modern Art to visit

Rochechouart guide

Saint-Angel:

Saint-Angel is a very small village but also a pleasant diversion when you are passing

Saint-Angel guide

Saint-Junien:

After exploring Saint-Junien and the Collegiale Church of Saint-Junien be sure to also visit the valley of the Glane river

Saint-Junien guide

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat:

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat, with its medieval houses and collegiale church, is a reminder that the town has been an important pilgrimage destination for many centuries

Saint-Leonard-de-Noblat guide

Saint-Robert:

Centred around the 12th century Church of Saint-Robert, Saint-Robert is classed among the 'most beautiful villages in France'

Saint-Robert guide

Segur-le-Chateau:

The part of Segur-le-Chateau with medieval houses next to the river is especially beautiful, but elsewhere there is also much to enjoy

Segur-le-Chateau guide

Treignac:

The medieval quarter around the 11th century church is the highlight in the village of Treignac

Treignac guide

Tulle:

The area around the cathedral and the river frontage in Tulle both add to the charm of the capital of Correze

Tulle guide

Turenne:

The medieval village at Turenne still also has two fortified towers, and beautiful views across Limousin

Turenne guide

Uzerche:

The Vézère Valley below and the numerous historic monuments up the hill together make Uzerche one of our favourite Limousin towns

Uzerche guide

Verneuil-Moustiers:

Verneuil-Moustiers itself is a tiny hamlet, but we found it well situated to explore the regionll

Verneuil-Moustiers guide